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Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019

Rape law

Jun 12, 2019 11:17
Holding flowers and placards with slogans such as “#MeToo, #WithYou”, sexual abuse survivors recounted their experiences to show the need to scrap a measure they say puts too high a burden on rape victims. read more
Mar 05, 2019 20:23
The Union and the Maharashtra governments’ views on rape victims are “outdated and violative of constitutional principles”, the three death row convicts in the Shakti Mills gangrape case Tuesday told the Bombay High Court. read more
Nov 12, 2018 11:31
The sexual assault law, which was amended in 2013, widened the definition of rape but did not make any changes to include men or transgenders as victims under the law. read more
Oct 24, 2018 22:51
The Centre has informed the Delhi High Court that rape laws cannot be made gender-neutral because of the perpetrator of the offence who is a man and that even globally offences like sexual harassment are predominantly perpetrated by a man on a woman. read more
Jul 27, 2018 17:55
Now that we are making our child sexual offences law gender neutral, isn’t it time we started talking about adult male rape survivors? read more
Jul 11, 2018 20:35
Section 375 of the IPC deals with rape committed by man and section 376 lists out the punishment for the said offence. According to the petitioner Sanjiv Kumar, a social activist, both sections 375 and 376 in their current form are gender specific and... read more
Jul 10, 2018 09:59
In a city that records at least six cases of rape and ten of molestation on a daily basis, the registration of more cases of sexual crime is “a positive step”, the police insist. read more
Apr 02, 2018 12:18
In striking down the marital rape exception, the court will not be creating a new crime, or trespassing into the domain of Parliament. It will be holding that an artificial immunity from criminal law, created by an 1860 law, can no longer survive constitutional... read more